16Sep/15

Word of the Day: Petrichor

Yesterday we had a torrential rainstorm where I live and the smell it provided was absolutely heavenly…it reminded me of Hawaii. My friend Mauricio told me this smell is called “petrichor.”  PerRead More…

24Jul/15

AVOID These Products with Plastic Microbeads

I am very concerned about the presence of plastic microbeads in toothpaste, face and body products. Check out my previous posts to learn more about this serious issue that is contaminating fisheriesRead More…

17Jun/15

Free Books for Kids from Dolly Parton

Here is a wonderful service that Dolly Parton provides: free age appropriate books for kids that are mailed directly to their home. It’s only available in areas that have an affiliate organizationRead More…

12Jun/15

Plastic Beads in Toothpaste too????!!!! #BanTheBeadNow

I don’t understand how companies can be putting plastic beads into their dental, face and body products, KNOWING that the beads will end up in the ocean, and not be considered polluters.Read More…

08Jun/15

Chemical Combinations to Avoid

I try to always dissuade people from cleaning with chlorine bleach (aka bleach) in general but especially in their toilet because I can just imagine people dumping it (without flushing) and createRead More…

26May/15

JUST SAY NO to microplastics in bath and beauty products

I guess I’ve been living in my own little eco-bubble because I honestly did not know this was an issue. Thanks to my friend Joellen who brought this to my attention. ApparentlyRead More…

20May/15

Apparently I Am An Agathist

If you are a logophile (lover of words) then the English language is a treasure trove as it has the most words of any language. English borrows from so many other languagesRead More…

25Feb/15

Introducing: Souvenir de la Malmaison Rose

Who can’t appreciate the beauty and aroma of a rose?  Souvenir de la Malmaison, originally known as “the Queen of Beauty and Fragrance,  received its new name when someone from the RussianRead More…